Ramon Novarro

Ramon Novarro
1899 - 1968
Ramon Novarro  Mexican Actor

Ramon Novarro dating history


Ramon Novarro was in relationships with Herbert Howe (1927 - 1929), Harry Partch (1920 - 1922), Richard Halliburton, Bruce Mantell and Cesar Romero.

Ramon Novarro had an encounter with Nicholas Muray.

Ramon Novarro is rumoured to have hooked up with Rudolph Valentino, Edmund Lowe, Madge Evans and Eddie Quillan.


Mexican Actor Ramon Novarro was born José Ramón Gil Samaniego on 6th February, 1899 in Durango, Mexico and passed away on 30th Oct 1968 North Hollywood, CA aged 69. He is most remembered for Ben-Hur. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Ramon Novarro was in 6 on-screen matchups, including Greta Garbo in Mata Hari (1931), Joan Crawford in Across to Singapore (1928), Norma Shearer in The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927), Dorothy Janis in The Pagan (1929) and May McAvoy in Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925).

Ramon Novarro is a member of the following lists: American film actors, 1899 births and American silent film actors.


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Dating5 2 years 9 months, 22 days -
Encounter1 - - -
Rumoured4 - - -
Total10 2 years 4 months, 26 days -


First Name José
Middle Name Ramón Gil
Last Name Novarro
Full Name at Birth José Ramón Gil Samaniego
Alternative Name Ramon Samaniegos, Ramón Samaniego, Ramón Novarro
Birthday 6th February, 1899
Birthplace Durango, Mexico
Died 30th October, 1968
Place of Death North Hollywood, CA
Cause of Death Murder (Beaten to death by 2 hustlers, the brothers Paul and Tom Ferguson)
Buried Calvary Cemetery
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Gay
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Text Actor (63 credits) Soundtrack (9 credits) Director (3 credits)
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Ben-Hur
Year(s) Active 1917–1968
Official Websites http;/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramon_Novarro
Father Dr. Mariano N. Samaniegos (Dentist)
Mother Lenor Gavilan (Socialite)
Brother Mariano Samaniegos, Eduardo Samaniegos, Jose Samaniegos, Antonio Samaniegos, Emilio Samaniegos, Angel Samaniegos, Stillborn Child (No Name Listed)
Sister Carmen Samaniegos, Luz Samaniegos, Lenore Samaniegos, Guadalupe Samaniegos, Rosa Samaniegos
Family Member Dolores del Rio (second cousin) (Actress), Andrea Palma (second Cousin) (Actress)
Friend Janet Gaynor, Mae Clarke, Rex Ingram (Director), Alice Terry (Actress)

José Ramón Gil Samaniego (February 6, 1899 – October 30, 1968), known professionally as Ramon Novarro, was a Mexican-American film, stage and television actor who began his career in silent films in 1917 and eventually became a leading man and one of the top box office attractions of the 1920s and early 1930s. Novarro was promoted by MGM as a "Latin lover" and became known as a sex symbol after the death of Rudolph Valentino.

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Ramon Novarro69 AquariusActor
Herbert Howe66Journalist
Harry Partch73 CancerEducator
Bruce Mantell21 VirgoActor
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor
Edmund Lowe81 PiscesActor
Madge Evans71 CancerActress
Eddie Quillan83 AriesActor
Richard Halliburton39 CapricornExplorer
Rudolph Valentino31 TaurusActor
Nicholas Muray73 AquariusPhotographer


The High Chaparral1967Padre GuillermoTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Don TomasTV Show
Combat!1962Count De Roy / Charles GireauxTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Gasparo PaoliniTV Show
Heller in Pink Tights1960De LeonMovie
Thriller1960Maestro GiulianoTV Show
Bonanza1959Jose OrtegaTV Show
Rawhide1959Father TassoTV Show
The Green Peacock1958RoméoTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Don Esteban MirandaTV Show
Crisis1950Colonel AdragonMovie
The Outriders1950Don Antonio ChavesMovie
The Ken Murray Show1950TV Show
The Big Steal1949Inspector General OrtegaMovie
We Were Strangers1949ChiefMovie
The Saint That Forged a Country1942Juan DiegoMovie
La comédie du bonheur1940FélixMovie
Ecco la felicità1940Felice CiattiMovie
A Desperate Adventure1938André FriezanMovie
The Sheik Steps Out1937Ahmed Ben NesibMovie
The Night Is Young1935Archduke Paul 'Gustl' GustaveMovie
The Cat and the Fiddle1934VictorMovie
Laughing Boy1934Laughing BoyMovie
The Barbarian1933Jamil El ShehabMovie
Huddle1932Tony AmattoMovie
The Son-Daughter1932Tom LeeMovie
Mata Hari1931Lt. Alexis RosanoffMovie
Daybreak1931Willi KasderMovie
Son of India1931KarimMovie
The Christmas Party1931Ramon Navarro (uncredited)Short Film
Le chanteur de Séville1931JuanMovie
Call of the Flesh1930Juan de DiosMovie
In Gay Madrid1930RicardoMovie
Sevilla de mis amores1930Juan de Dios CarbajalMovie
Devil-May-Care1929Armand de TrevilleMovie
The Flying Fleet1929Tommy WinslowMovie
The Pagan1929Henry Shoesmith, Jr.Movie
Across to Singapore1928Joel ShoreMovie
A Certain Young Man1928Lord Gerald BrinsleyMovie
Forbidden Hours1928His Majesty, Michael IVMovie
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg1927Prince Karl HeinrichMovie
The Road to Romance1927José ArmandoMovie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925Ben-HurMovie
The Midshipman1925Dick RandallMovie
A Lover's Oath1925Ben AliMovie
The Red Lily1924Jean LeonnecMovie
The Arab1924Jamil Abdullah AzamMovie
Thy Name Is Woman1924Juan RicardoMovie
Scaramouche1923André-Louis MoreauMovie
Where the Pavement Ends1923MotauriMovie
The Prisoner of Zenda1922Rupert of Hentzau (as Ramon Samaniegos)Movie
Mr. Barnes of New York1922Antonio (as Ramon Samaniego)Movie
Trifling Women1922Henri / Ivan de MaupinMovie
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse1921Guest at Ball (uncredited)Movie
The Concert1921Dancing Shepherd (uncredited)Movie
Man-Woman-Marriage1921Dancer in Prologue (uncredited)Movie
A Small Town Hero1921Dancer (uncredited)Movie
The Goat1918Movie
The Little American1917Wounded Soldier (uncredited)Movie
The Hostage1917Movie
The Jaguar's Claws1917Bandit (uncredited)Movie
The Woman God Forgot1917Aztec man (uncredited)Movie
Joan the Woman1916Starving Peasant (as Ramon Samaniegos)Movie
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cboothe977cboothe977Apr 25, 2021

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di7234241109Aug 30, 2010

such a sad ending

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